Nizam Ismail is a Partner and Head of the Financial Services Practice of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing in Singapore.
He is also Co-Founder of RHT Compliance Solutions, a dedicated regulatory compliance consultancy based in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Nizam draws upon his previous regulatory experience as Deputy Director and Head of the Market Conduct Policy Division of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, his compliance background as Head of Compliance for Southeast Asia at Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley, and his legal background as Deputy Public Prosecutor/State Counsel at the Commercial Affairs Department and Senior Legal Counsel at Citigroup, to help cryptocurrency and Blockchain companies and financial institutions in Southeast Asia with various legal and regulatory compliance issues, and to also design practical and risk-focused compliance programs.
He has advised global companies on ICOs or token-generating events in Singapore, cryptocurrency exchanges as well as other cryptocurrency intermediaries.
Nizam is also a Fellow at the Singapore University of Social Studies, where he focuses on cryptocurrency regulations, as well as Chairman of the Regulatory Sub-Committee of ACCESS, a cryptocurrency and blockchain association in Singapore.